The Ultimate Riyaaz Book: Classical Indian Music, Riyaaz, Sargam, Alankars, Paltas, Indian Music

The Ultimate Riyaaz Book: Classical Indian Music, Riyaaz, Sargam, Alankars, Paltas, Indian Music

The Ultimate Riyaaz Book: Classical Indian Music, Riyaaz, sargam, alankars, paltas, Indian music

This is essentially a classical Indian music practice manual. It uses sargam ( Sa, Re, Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha, Ni) for musical notation. In northern classical Indian music you can make numerous sequences of these notes. In northern classical Indian instrumental music musical patterns that are used for exercises are called "paltas", where as in the vocal category of Indian classical music these patterns are called "alankars". There are over 650 patterns in this book. These patterns are used as exercises in order to develop one's pitch accuracy, tone, dexterity, agility, flexibility, and speed. These exercises also help train your ear. Training your ear helps you recognized patterns, notes, thaats, ragas, and scales. This book will bring your practice to the next level and make you an improvisation wizard. There is a brief introduction on what sargam notes are and the 10 thaats. The 10 thaats are the 10 major modes within northern Indian classical music. This book uses 2 and 3 notes in order to make 3, 4, 5, and 6 note pattern phrases that go up and down a complete scale . Volume 2 focuses...

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